Dr. Katie Lozano is a vRad teleradiologist.

Ironically, working from home I feel closer to my team than ever before

For me, the collegiality of the practice of radiology is a highlight of my daily work. When I first considered leaving a traditional practice for teleradiology, I was worried that working remotely would leave me feeling disconnected. In actuality, I’ve never felt more engaged in a supportive and interdependent team committed to delivering quality patient…

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First Read Initiative: Making imaging accessible to those in need

Over 4 billion people – two-thirds of the global population – do not have access to imaging technology or radiology services, according to RAD-AID. The lack of effective diagnostic tools has dire consequences for patients in unserved and underserved regions of the world. vRad teleradiologist Josh Sokol, MD wants to tackle this problem and improve…

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Shedding light on the “Dark Side” of radiology

  Some radiologists perceive teleradiology as the “Dark Side” of our profession. I may have counted myself among those skeptics, but I now see the light and am happy to share a place among the converts.   We’re not so different Most of my career has been in traditional private practice, but there’s not a…

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So, what’s it like being a teleradiologist?

  One in a series from people sharing their experiences as vRad teleradiologists. In this entry, Jonathon Lee describes his typical workday as a vRad diagnostic radiologist.   I chose to step away from a full partnership position, so I could focus more on family. After a little over a year with vRad, I can’t…

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Why I’ll never go back to a traditional radiology practice

  One in a series from people sharing their experiences as vRad teleradiologists. In this entry, Jonathon Lee, MD, recounts how, through his search for a more family-friendly vocation, he discovered a trove of professional rewards that have renewed his passion for radiology.   In search of a better work/life balance, I walked away from…

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I wanted more family time. How vRad helped me find it.

  One in a series from people sharing their experiences as vRad teleradiologists. In this entry, Jonathon Lee, MD, explains what he discovered after stepping away from a partnership position to set sail toward a better work/life balance.   As was my primary goal when I finished med school, I achieved partnership in a successful…

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Why vRad? Finding Work-Life Balance with Barbara Michele McCorvey, M.D.

  Everything changes when you start a family. OK – not everything – not all at once – but it certainly does bring change. Let’s explore the story of a radiologist who faced – and embraced – that change with vRad.   Introducing Dr. Barbara Michele McCorvey Dr. Barbara Michele McCorvey is a fellowship trained…

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Radiologist, Image Thyself

  Like you, I assumed from the start that a career in radiology would be a perfect fit. I thought I would always be happy with my choice of specialty and enjoy the anticipated rewards of being a physician. I didn’t consider how over time, the field would change, my personal life would change, or…

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Why vRad? Radiologist Lifestyle Profile: Siva Bodagala, MD

  It’s Wednesday afternoon at 2:59 p.m.: time for vRad radiologist Siva Bodagala to go to work. He ascends a flight of stairs in his suburban Houston home and arrives in his home-office promptly at 3 p.m. The 60-second commute is about 60 minutes shorter than the one required to get him to his previous…

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